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Yigit predicts KO in ‘slugfest’ with British talent Owen

Anthony Yigit (13-0-1, 5 KOs) will face Tony Owen (16-3, 3 KOs) on June 20 as part of an action-packed Nordic Fight Night event at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.

The Swedish southpaw returns to the ring following a one-sided points victory over EBU-EU Light Welterweight Champion Timo Schwarzkopf, and is eager to prove his pedigree once again as he prepares to go toe-to-toe with the tough Englishman Owen. Continue reading

Masternak-Muller set for June 6 in South Africa

Mateusz Masternak (35-2, 25 KOs) will face Johnny ‘The Hurricane’ Muller (18-4-2, 13 KOs) on June 6 at the Emperors Palace in Gauteng, South Africa.

The cruiserweights clash as part of an action-packed night of boxing promoted by Rodney Berman’s Golden Gloves, and there will be a lot on the line as both men attempt to move a step closer to realising their world title ambitions. Continue reading

Jack Culcay defeats Weber, signs contract extension with Team Sauerland!

Jack Culcay (20-1, 10 KOs) took his chance and is the new WBA Interim World Champion at Super Welterweight! Fighting in front of a home crowd against compatriot Maurice Weber (21-2-1, 8 KOs) at the Festhalle Frankfurt (Germany), Culcay dominated most of the rounds. Despite Culcay landing hard punches to Weber’s head and body in the championship rounds, the latter refused to give in, letting the judges make their final verdict. After twelve rounds, “Golden Jack” won by scores of 115:112, 116:111 und 118:110.

Promoter Kalle Sauerland was pleased with Culcay’s performance, saying: “Jack controlled the action and took a deserving victory. After tonight, we are already looking ahead in several aspects.” Besides signing Culcay to a 4-year contract extension right after the fight, Sauerland plans to have Culcay fight for a world championship by the end of 2015. Continue reading

Micki Nielsen named ‘Fighter of the Year’ by the Danish Professional Boxing Federation

Micki Nielsen has been named ‘Fighter of the Year’ by the Danish Professional Boxing Federation (DPBF). At a ceremony today in Copenhagen, the cruiserweight talent received the award along with a selection of gifts and a charitable donation of 3,000 Danish kroners to the Børnecancer Fonden (Children’s Cancer Foundation). Continue reading

Culcay vs Weber this Saturday

Jack Culcay (19-1, 10 KOs) is no stranger to success. In 2009, the German talent captured gold at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Milan. Six years later, ‘Golden Jack’ will be attempting the same feat in the paid ranks, when he faces Maurice Weber (21-1-1, 8 KOs) for the Interim WBA World Light Middleweight title on Saturday night in Frankfurt, Germany. Continue reading

Svensson reflects on WBC World title defeat: ‘’I made a mistake and that cost me the fight!

Klara Svensson (15-1, 5 KOs) remains positive about her future despite losing to the WBC Female World Light Welterweight Champion Erica Anabella Farias (22-1, 10 KOs) in Copenhagen last night.

In her first world championship challenge, ‘The Swedish Princess’ came up short on the judges’ scorecards (96-94, 96-93 and 98-92) after bravely fighting back from a fifth-round knockdown. Continue reading

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